Inconvenient Mind: paper on the climate mind and the polycrisis

Inconvenient Mind paper on the climate mind and the polycrisis

The Inconvenient Mind paper on the climate mind and the polycrisis, argues that in times of growing uncertainty, fear and anger we need to move away from facts and seriously start listening and engaging with emotions

The Last Question by Isaac Asimov

The last question was asked for the first time, half in jest, on May 21, 2061, at a time when humanity first  stepped into the light. The question came about as a result of a five dollar bet over highballs, and it  happened this way:  Alexander Adell and Bertram Lupov were two of the faithful … Read more

Japan on a Budget for 2 Weeks

Japan was always a must-visit country in my travels. And my two weeks there was everything I’d dreamt of and more. But many people are put off from travelling to Japan because of the expense. Yes, it is expensive, but there are ways to visit Japan on a budget and still see a lot of … Read more

Online Privacy Issues Need to be Easier to Understand

Online privacy issues are currently difficult to understand. Amid media headlines about NSA, Prism and Snowden, terms such as encryption, Tor and HTTPS are used extensively with the average person expected to keep up  with what they mean and understand how the issues affect them. For people who aren’t technically adept, the message about why online … Read more

Find Freelance Work in the Summer Slump

Finding freelance work can be difficult during the summer months. When school is out and the kids are at home many clients take time off for their holidays, meaning new projects and work is put on hold until the autumn. There’s a reason why freelancers call it the "summer slump". But finding freelance work while … Read more

Havana, Cuba in one week: budget travellers’ guide

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Havana, Cuba’s capital city, was amazing, We spent the whole week in Havana in the end, with a few day trips here and there. We went in March 2015, just before the first direct flights from the US started flying to Cuba.

Cuba is very tourist friendly, but there is also plenty to do to get off the beaten track, but it can be hard to plan too much before you get there, as things change quickly, so thought I’d quickly jot down my thoughts in case I can help out and give tips if anyone you know is planning on going.

Here are some Havana tips and some more from our friend Laurie too. Leave any questions in the comments and I’ll do my best to answer, while the unbelievable experience of Cuba is still fresh in my mind!

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How to drink whisky

The first thing to know about how to drink whisky is that only you can decide how you prefer to drink whisky. Whisky comes in many different flavours, ages, colours, smells and serves. Part of the fun of drinking whisky is finding which flavour, age, colour, smell or serve is the one you like the … Read more

Avoid These Law Firm Marketing Mistakes

Abraham Lincoln said: “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” Abe was right. If he had not gone to the theater, he eventually might have said the same thing about lawyers who handle their own marketing. Lawyers are legal advisers. They know tort, statutes, rules, regulations and proper courtroom procedure. They can … Read more

Dealing with inflation challenges for agencies and services businesses

If you’ve never experienced this type of inflationary pressure when I’m working for an agency, and there is a real problem. So we’re going to talk about why what inflation means to an agency, what we can do, and most importantly, what I think we can do about it, because we do talk about why … Read more